More Safety and Mobility for Older Adults Examples



How to Increase Bicycling for Daily Travel

Source: Active Living Research
This brief summarizes available evidence about strategies for increasing bicycling levels, including on-street bike lanes, off-street bike paths, and other bicycling infrastructure and educational programs,
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Shared Street Developments

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The development of a neighborhood based on Dutch shared street concepts in Boulder, Colorado.
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School Zone Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Through routine analysis of pedestrian safety around Portland's public schools, the City's Traffic Calming program identified one elementary school as a high priority for pedestrian safety measures.
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Smart Traffic Signal System in Northern Virginia

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The community of Reston, Virginia, implemented five countermeasures to improve pedestrian safety through the city.
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Slow Zones

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The implementation of the Neighborhood Slow Zone program in the neighborhood with the highest number of pedestrian injuries and fatalities in New York City.
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Berkshire Street Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Cambridge chose the Berkshire/York Street area to demonstrate the benefits of traffic calming for addressing speeding motorists.
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Roundabout for Downtown Revitalization

Source: Laurie Actman, Patrick McMahon, Henry Renski, Ramon Trias
A Fort Pierce roundabout with medians and curb extensions on the approaches safely accommodates vehicles while encouraging increased pedestrian traffic.
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Access to Transit

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
To encourage pedestrian traffic and ensure pedestrians' safety, WMATA built new sidewalks and crosswalks at Metro stations in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
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Vermont Street Bike and Pedestrian Bridge

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A pedestrian and bicycle bridge in San Diego, California, provides a safe and convenient alternative to crossing a high speed arterial road.
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Leading Pedestrian Interval

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
St. Petersburg, Florida introduced the leading pedestrian interval to reduce the number of conflicts between pedestrians and turning vehicles.
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